When disaster struck Bodhi’s beautiful baby blanket, I decided it was time for a repair and an upgrade.
lace knitting techniques and tips
Measuring gauge over stockinette is pretty basic, but lace? Here are some tips.
I am quite a big fan of shawls. Whether they are light and lacy or textured and cozy, I love to knit them and I love to wear them.
A central double decrease eliminates 2 stitches in a symmetrical way (thus ‘central’ and ‘double’). It results in a strong vertical decrease line that doesn’t slant to the left or the right, the way that the decreases k2tog, ssk, or sl1-k2tog-psso do.
Once finish knitting and binding off a lace shawl, you may be a bit ‘at a loss’ for how to finish the project. If you haven’t blocked before, simply follow along with these instructions and get started.
If you have always wanted to try lace, but have been a bit too intimidated, now is the perfect moment, and we have an ideal free pattern for you!